About Your Interim Chief


Captain Shaun Sturlaugson has over 23 years of law enforcement experience. Shaun started with the GRPD in 2004. He was appointed the interim Chief of Police on April 17, 2023. 

"I am excited about the challenges ahead and I look forward to leading the department for the benefit of our residents, community, and staff."

There are trends that are impacting police forces across the country in all sizes of communities and we need to work on being more communicative and transparent in what we do", "Green River is my hometown.

We have a great community. Being selected to lead the dedicated officers of the Green River Police Department in serving this community is an honor. I look forward to working ahead."

Interim Chief Shaun Strulaugson

Meet your Captains

Kauchich-1Patrol and Investigations are led by a joint task force. Together they oversee the patrol operations, supervise investigations, ensure compliance with the Department policies, procedures, regulations, and standards; supervise the administrative and support functions of non-sworn personnel; interview and hire sworn and civilian personnel.

Captain Janet Kauchich has been with the department for over 16 years and has over 23 years of law enforcement experience. 

SturlaugsonCaptain Shaun Sturlaugson for over 18 years. Together they bring over 28 years of combined experience.

Either Captain will serve as Acting Chief when Chief Jarvie is out of the office.

Together they strive to provide exceptional leadership and commitment to the members of the GRPD as well as the community.